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Fun Stuff

Dec
14
2007

Old Costumes

We don’t have much choice. Someone’s got to save all those silly faux-kimonos.

Oct
6
2007

Coasters of the Tiger & Crane

Some things are so obvious you wonder why you didn’t think of them before. The aching need for a good cork backed spill barrier with …

Nov
4
2006

Bagua is not for squares…

We know there are those among you who love to collect tsotskalas with a martial emphasi…

Oct
7
2006

Not Just Jiujitsu …

There’s JiuJitsu and then there’s COMMANDO JiuJitsu, private!…

Oct
7
2006

Leverage

Here they are, those comic send-away books that will teach you to all the right “tricks”.

Oct
7
2005

1500 Years and Thanks!

It’s been at least ten years since Plum really started to gather momentum. We never thought when we started the company it would be so interesting…

Oct
7
2005

Tong Wars!

The “benevolent association” was some times that and some times the opposite…

Oct
6
2005

The Mysterious Peril from the East

Racism is nothing new. But in the early part of the 20th century it had the face of a super-villian.

Oct
7
2004

Stamp Out Bruce Lee!!

Bruce as seen through the eyes of the philatelist…

Oct
7
2004

Karate Kung Fu..no wait, by James Y Lee!

One of the earliest books in the field still sports charm…

Oct
7
2004

Yawara!

Before Sticky Hands there was just a stick …

Feb
7
2004

No, anything but that!

The Fortune Cookie Philosopher of American media drops crumbs of his insights…

Oct
7
2003

The Ancestors of the Ninjas: Beware!

The skills of the vagabonds. The Kung Fu ninja connection, no joke…

Oct
6
2003

Hopping Ghost Puppet

And why, exactly, do Chinese ghosts hop? The mystery explained…

Jul
19
2003

Gun Fu

Like ninjitsu? Like cowboy hats? You’re come to the right teahouse, pard…

Oct
7
2002

Tai Chi Nude

NOT a joke. What more can we say?

Oct
6
2002

Tai Chi Devil Dragons

There are, gasp, some bad Kung Fu films. And then there’s this…

Oct
7
2001

KARATE: Fear No Man!!

Really, how many of us would admit such sources…

Oct
7
2001

Hup!…Two…Three…Four!

It’s 1971 and even the Chinese government wants to get in on the boom. Here’s the exercise system that swept a nation, whether they liked it or not…

Oct
6
2001

Fun Stuff: Flip Over Bruce Lee

Silly, kitschy and cool. Bruce Lee flip books from the mind of some guy hot on the trail of …